Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian revolutionary and the first Prime Minister of independent India. He collaborated with great nationalist leaders to demand independence from the British rule. He participated actively in uniting the suffering masses for the nationalist movement for freedom. He became the General Secretary of the Congress and with Gandhi as his mentor he became the face of many revolutionary movements. He was imprisoned many times for these movements and was tortured to assure Independence to India. His contributions made him the First Prime Minister of India. He worked very hard to develop the country and assure democracy and equality to the citizens. He laid the stepping stones of various fields including education and defense. Under his rule, Pakistan failed to capture Kashmir and the Portuguese left Goa. He was honored with the ‘Bharat Ratna Award’ which is the highest civilian honor for his significant contributions in the freedom struggle. His writings, thoughts, work, books and speeches are still followed and revered by masses. he shared his views and thoughts through his speeches, books and writings. Much of what he said or wrote became quite popular and people quote and share his thoughts on several topics quite often. Go through some of the most notable quotes by Jawaharlal Nehru, the leader who shaped India.
It is science alone that can solve the problems of hunger and poverty, of insanitation and illiteracy, of superstition and deadening custom and tradition, of vast resources running to waste, or a rich country inhabited by starving people... Who indeed could afford to ignore science today? At every turn we have to seek its aid... The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science.